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Sarah Bowman Named Athletes Only Athlete of the Week

02/07/2008 - 13:56

By John Nepolitan / February 7, 2008

Four weeks ago Sarah Bowman (Univ of Tennessee) was in the hospital having her appendix removed. In her season debut this past weekend Bowman returned in style. Leading wire-to-wire in the mile at the Rod McCravy Memorial Track Meet in Lexington, KY, Bowman not only ran an NCAA automatic qualifying mark of 4:37.86 (a meet record and fastest time in the NCAA for 2008) but ran the fastest time in the mile in the last 21 years! Bowman would later return to run the nations #3 time in the 800 with a 2:07.32.

For her outstanding performance, Sarah Bowman, has been named Athletes Only Athlete of the Week for the week of February 4.

American Track & Field - Athletes Only magazine will recognize an outstanding performance each week by American high school and college athletes during the 2007 - 2008 school year

Complete list of Athletes of the Week for 2007-08
Jan 7 - Victoria Flowers (Classical HS, RI)
Jan 14 - Nick Vena (Morristown HS, NJ)
Jan 21 - Chanelle Price (Easton HS, PA)
Jan 28 - Rubin Williams (Univ of Tennessee)



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